Blog topic: Health literacy

27

Jul

2020

Patients: the unintended consequences

Health literacy

Monday 27th July 2020

Cancer patients have become the unintended casualties of the Covid-19 virus as the lockdown has caused crucial investigations and treatments to be shut down, causing an explosion of stage 3 and 4 cancers.  A huge…

5

Feb

2020

The Business of Healthcare

Health literacy

Wednesday 5th February 2020

The business of healthcare is an interesting beast. It has been described as miraculous, uncertain, opportunistic, a right, and even an art form. Semantics aside, healthcare is one of the most significant industries in any…

15

Jan

2020

Patient a.k.a. consumer

Health insurance, Health literacy

Wednesday 15th January 2020

For the patient, healthcare is about three things: timely treatment, professionalism access to quality care. But what if the patient is a commodity? Increasingly, we are seeing hospitals and insurance providers put a premium on…

4

Dec

2019

Cellular Helper: How our phones can change the culture of care

Health literacy, Personal

Wednesday 4th December 2019

The use of mobile technology is impacting over two billion users. To put that into perspective, that is a larger number than the respective following for every major religion around the world. You could say…

23

Nov

2018

What healthcare can learn from Hollywood

Health literacy, Hollywood

Friday 23rd November 2018

Can you remember what you did when faced with a task or responsibility that you know absolutely nothing about? You either got down to action and started researching – or you froze, and did nothing….

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